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Advanced Concepts in MRI Imaging MIMG 7202

Medical Imaging Course

Course details

Describes concepts and clarification of fine points of k-space. Controlled parameters and how change affects image quality. MRI artifacts in respect to patient and technology. Mechanisms to minimize or eliminate recognized artifacts. Quality assurance phantoms and tests used to evaluate image characteristics for an effective QC program.






Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of MIMG 7202 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 31677


Tue Sep 05 - Fri Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31677
  • $931.64
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 24 N/A N/A Distance

Stuart Brice

Course outline




Important information
  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe each of the following imaging techniques used in MRI:
    • Conventional spin echo
    • Fast spin echo
    • Inversion recovery
    • Gradient echo
    • Echo planar imaging.
  • Compare and contrast the imaging techniques listed above.
  • Evaluate the various uses of imaging parameters and their affect on image quality.
  • Describe the properties of k-space and explain the various ways of filling k-space.
  • Summarize advanced scanning features and their functions.
  • Describe the appearance, cause and possible correction of MR artifacts.
  • Evaluate MRI artifacts arising from the patient, MR equipment as well as signal processing artifacts.
  • Identify the quality assurance phantoms and describe what specific MR image characteristics can be evaluated.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Advanced Concepts in MRI Imaging (MIMG 7202) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Option)
    Bachelor of Health Science Part-time
  2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Advanced Certificate Part-time


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